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The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - January 11, 2012
The EiB Network ^ | 01/11/2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 01/11/2012 8:20:41 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan

AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name (that’s Rush, for those in Rio Linda),the Mandarin of Talk Radio, with talent on loan from G-d, at the cutting-edge of societal evolution, with half his brain tied behind his back — just to make it fair, the all-knowing, all-caring, all-sensing, all-feeling, all-concerned Maha-Rushie! America’s anchorman, truth detector, and doctor of democracy. A Real Man, a living legend, a way of life. Commander in Chief of U.S. Operation Chaos. Chief Waga-Waga El Rushbo of the El Conservo Tribe. Chief of the Patriotism Police. Leader of the Conservative Movement. A Weapon of Mass Instruction. El Rushbo (a little Spanish lingo, there). He is the man who is running America (you know it and I know it). He knows the Democrats like every square inch of his glorious naked body. He is ready to do what he was born to do—that’s host. Get ready to what you were born to do—that’s listen (and post your comments on the Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread).


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1 posted on 01/11/2012 8:20:45 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan
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To: NonValueAdded; LibertyisSpecial; HOYA97; ICFN(ICan'tFixNothing); StoneWall Brigade; ...

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2 posted on 01/11/2012 8:21:35 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Wake me up after the November election.


3 posted on 01/11/2012 8:23:16 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Good morning, megaRushDoesPostNewHampshireCommetsdittos from Biggirl!:)=^..^=


4 posted on 01/11/2012 8:27:33 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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bttt


5 posted on 01/11/2012 8:30:01 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Right now, I’m praying for someone to jump into the race that I can really support. Namely, “Place me in a drug induced coma until 2016”.


6 posted on 01/11/2012 8:30:10 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: All

Jonah Goldberg: “The most persuasive case for Romney has always been that if he’s the nominee, the election will be a referendum on Obama. But that calculation always assumed that rank-and-file Republicans will vote for their nominee in huge numbers no matter what. That may well still be the case, but it feels less guaranteed every day. Every four years, pundits and activists talk about how cool it would be to have a brokered convention. This is the first time I can remember where people say it may be necessary.” http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2831460/posts

Michelle Malkin: “Michael Corleone said to “keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” But what, pray tell, do we do with our frenemies? This is the awful election-year quandary of movement conservatives. And everything you need to know about our heartache can be summed up in one image: 2008 presidential election loser John McCain and Mitt Romney together on the campaign trail. [.....] A career politician for the past 30 years, McCain set the stage for the suicidal anti-capitalist rhetoric now polluting the GOP primary. Four years ago this month, during a GOP primary debate held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, it was McCain up on stage denigrating Romney’s private-sector experience. Asked whether he thought Romney’s record as CEO made him qualified to lead, McCain snarked: “I know how to lead. I led the largest squadron in the United States Navy. And I did it out of patriotism, not for profit.”

Romney and McCain: The GOP Frenemies’ Club
Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2831407/posts


7 posted on 01/11/2012 8:31:39 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: All
Crony Capitalism - short and sweet
8 posted on 01/11/2012 8:33:45 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Since I’ll probably be labeled as fatalistic, I’d better keep my mouth (or fingers) shut.

In other news, how ‘bout them Iranians? The USS Carl Vinson has just arrived in the ME.

My BF is worried that they are about to shut down the Hormonal Strait [sic].


9 posted on 01/11/2012 8:34:18 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

You wrote: “Right now, I’m praying for someone to jump into the race that I can really support.”

bttt

Never has a winner looked so beaten (Mitt)
New York Post ^ | January 11, 2012 | John Podhoretz
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2831457/posts

Perplexing but true: Mitt Romney is on the glide path to the most easily secured nomination a Republican presidential candidate has ever had ­ while being one of the weakest major candidates either party has ever seen.

Paul will certainly stay in it with Romney all the way. Somebody has to. And that is not good news for the Republican Party, which will have to reckon with possibly ill-behaved Paul delegates at the convention in Tampa in August ­ delegates who might heckle Romney from the floor and otherwise disrupt his coronation.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...

MY POST:

To: greyfoxx39

You wrote: “WHAT “serious” candates? Palin is the only one I can think of.”

Not for nothing did she say this:

Jan 3, 2012

Palin: “GOP better not marginalize Ron Paul and his supporters”

VIDEO: http://www.therightscoop.com/palin-gop-better-not-marginalize-ron-paul-and-his-supporters/


10 posted on 01/11/2012 8:36:15 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Here.


11 posted on 01/11/2012 8:36:49 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Iran is scary, and we don’t have the proper person in power to deal with this situation. Truly am concerned about what is going on over there.


12 posted on 01/11/2012 8:45:34 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Hope he clarifies his “Newt” comments a bit today. It seems like everyone had a different take on what he said yesterday.


13 posted on 01/11/2012 8:45:46 AM PST by Heart-Rest ("Our hearts are restless, Lord, until they rest in Thee." - St. Augustine)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

get your butt up...you got strawberries in the ground, melons on the vine,hummingbirds on the honeysuckle,and
Freepers on your right and left

lolololololol


14 posted on 01/11/2012 8:47:07 AM PST by advertising guy (dammit)
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To: Matchett-PI

Huge Palin supporter, here, but I will never, and I do mean with every fiber of soul, never support Ron Paul. His foreign policy is neither something I can accept, nor abide by.


15 posted on 01/11/2012 8:47:18 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: Heart-Rest

I hope he sticks by what he says.


16 posted on 01/11/2012 8:50:17 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

The party can start now. :)

BTW, I see Perry’s debate performances paid off accordingly, last night.


17 posted on 01/11/2012 8:51:43 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

New Hampstershire barf vote bump.


18 posted on 01/11/2012 8:54:24 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Matchett-PI

Yhea... The ‘rats are “playing” rushbo’s “Operation $HRILLary” on the GOP. Ggrrrrr. :O


19 posted on 01/11/2012 8:57:27 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, $pend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: Enterprise

It’s as if they were confused and thought they were supposed to be picking the WORST candidates (though in that case, Paul and Romney’s numbers should reverse).


20 posted on 01/11/2012 8:59:27 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan
Ha and ha!

From yesterday...

The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 1:45:27 PM · 127 of 176
FryingPan101 to gov_bean_ counter
“They have a lot of dead air (KNET). Finally figured out they replay Perry debate performances. Hahahaha”

Not funny.
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I thought it was pretty funny...

21 posted on 01/11/2012 9:05:59 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

It’s like I always sometimes say. Dictatorships prove that people need to choose their own leaders. Democracies prove that people are too stupid to choose good leaders.


22 posted on 01/11/2012 9:07:48 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTNjhcyx7dM


23 posted on 01/11/2012 9:11:36 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: advertising guy

Thanks for that word of encouragement. ;-)

Right now I feel more like, “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.”


24 posted on 01/11/2012 9:13:19 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan
"Huge Palin supporter, here, but I will never, and I do mean with every fiber of soul, never support Ron Paul. His foreign policy is neither something I can accept, nor abide by."

Me neither. Palin was talking about not ignoring "his supporters". She doesn't support him personally.

25 posted on 01/11/2012 9:16:36 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan
Romney gave a good winners speech yesterday. But then, any of them would have given a good speech if they had won.

But, to veer off a little, a case has come before the USSC that has some of the Justices angry and appalled. It is the one where the EPA threatened property owners with catastrophic fines without letting them go to court before the fines were assessed.

Does anyone believe that most of the candidates for President will seriously do anything about rogue agencies like the EPA? Republicans and Democrats alike are guilty of letting this agency abuse and terrorize citizens with little or no oversight.

I simply don't believe that any of them will be able to bring an abusive governmental bureaucracy under control, nor will they make any serious effort to do so.

26 posted on 01/11/2012 9:16:59 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Dittos. If we wanted a candidate who blames America for everything, we would just stick with Obama.


27 posted on 01/11/2012 9:17:41 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Heart-Rest
Hope he clarifies his “Newt” comments a bit today. It seems like everyone had a different take on what he said yesterday.

Don't hold your breath. Stubborn pride to the point of deafness/blindess is Rush's Achilles Heel.

Ronald Reagan wouldn't have been thrilled with the messed up manner in which Gingrich tried to expose Romney's lack of business ethics, though we all need to remember how Reagan felt about Romney's father: he considered him a destructive moderate to be kept far away from the halls of power in the GOP.

But I think Reagan would have given Rush a good swift kick in the ass for the aid he gave Romney and the damage he did to Newt yesterday.

Newt blew it, but Rush blew it ten times worse.

And Rush will never, ever allow himself to perceive it. He's humble before God, and I admire him for that -- but after nearly 20 years of listening to and admiring Rush, it's nonetheless obvious that Rush is incapable of being rightly humbled before mere mortals.

28 posted on 01/11/2012 9:17:56 AM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

It’s not fair that some people have no say on who they want to be the next President. Romney it is I guess.


29 posted on 01/11/2012 9:19:56 AM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Ok. I’m an LSU fan, but this from my brother made me laugh:

Hey bro...Channel 9 has been reporting that the LSU Tigers are stuck in New Orleans. Someone painted a 50 yard line on I-10 and the Tigers don’t know how to cross it!!


30 posted on 01/11/2012 9:20:00 AM PST by Ingtar (If the GOP wants my vote, they should start fielding candidate for whom I can vote - Jemian)
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To: angcat

I don’t know why we let the GOP establishment manipulate a RINO into the nomination against the base’s will, every single time with the exception of Reagan. We need to mount a serious revolt about the structure of the primary process.


31 posted on 01/11/2012 9:23:28 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Any trolls out there?


32 posted on 01/11/2012 9:27:58 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Enterprise
Does anyone believe that most of the candidates for President will seriously do anything about rogue agencies like the EPA?

Honestly? Yes, I think Gingrich would, because Gingrich -- for all his flaws -- gets the Constitution, Gingrich is capable of saying "I blew it, I made a mistake" (as in Global Warming hooey), and as someone else pointed out on another thread, Gingrich certainly did more to actually advance and implement the Reagan revolution than any other candidate in the race.

Reagan said that if the candidate agrees with you 75 or 80 percent of the time, go for it. I don't even see Romney at 5 percent, so he flunks that test with a capital F; Romney has never admitted he was wrong about anything, he has a PROVEN TRACK RECORD of advanding government at every turn, and with it advancing an amoral liberal social agenda.

Gingrich -- he passes, maybe with a C-, but he passes, and he's got a PROVEN TRACK RECORD of advancing things that seriously helped make a better America in the vision of Reagan.

Good grief -- if ever the old saying "Don't let the perfect make an enemy of the good" made sense, it's now.

33 posted on 01/11/2012 9:30:18 AM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
This is from 2006......

Was George Washington Right?

For folks who are in a hurry, just read the last two paragraphs.

34 posted on 01/11/2012 9:30:22 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Mittens compared himself to 0bama?

Just great...


35 posted on 01/11/2012 9:31:14 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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I agree with Rush. I believe Rush was dead-on target in describing the Ron Paul supporters. Young idealists who are first-time voters, in favour of drug legalisation, demanding of yet more "gay" rights and provding no support to the military.
36 posted on 01/11/2012 9:31:14 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Finny

Well said. Hope Rush is reading your posts ;)


37 posted on 01/11/2012 9:33:22 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I feel defeated again! A change is a must but it won’t happen for a long time. We can hope he picks a good VP and has the guts to rip Barry to shreds.


38 posted on 01/11/2012 9:34:17 AM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Sarah Palin isn’t endorsing Ron Paul. She’s lending support to his fiscal policies and those Paul supporters who subscribe to them.


39 posted on 01/11/2012 9:36:57 AM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Back and forth at an office birthday party. I baked the cake, made red velvet truffles and oreo truffles, so I have to miss a lot of rush running back and forth. :( Not getting to enjoy the thread or trolls (or lackthereof).


40 posted on 01/11/2012 9:38:14 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("I want to totally disassociate myself from the Reagan Administration." - Ron Paul, 1988)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Birds of a feather....

41 posted on 01/11/2012 9:38:41 AM PST by RasterMaster ("Towering genius disdains a beaten path." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

He knows just like McCain that Mittens is a pale reflection of Obama. Mitt will keep Obamacare,nominate Liberal judges,and increase Gov’t scope and size. The GOP elite have gotten the best of Conservatives and Tea Partiers so far.....We NEED TO STOP ROMNEY!


42 posted on 01/11/2012 9:40:05 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

I’m just shocked that Rush is so upset over this Newt/Romney thing. Maybe he doesn’t think Romney would be so bad. But, come on, Romney has a huge attack machine that’s been working overtime. He’s moderate to liberal and yet Newt is taking heat from him for this piddly maneuver. Is it just me?


43 posted on 01/11/2012 9:41:06 AM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: advertising guy
Howdy :)
44 posted on 01/11/2012 9:42:52 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: RasterMaster

I have no problem with what Mittens did at Bain Capital but to compare it with what 0bama to GM and Chrysler is idiotic.


45 posted on 01/11/2012 9:43:00 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Finny

I agreed with your today’s comments yesterday. Today I do not.....I listened to Tom Marr this mornin and then googled to secure facts about Bain......

Romney et al were no more corporate raiders than I’m an Asian Aviator.

What, in fact Bain did to Staples, Dominoes and the too long mentioned Newt assertion added 10’s of thousands of jobs.

In fact, Bain was a model of needed corporate capitalism


46 posted on 01/11/2012 9:44:09 AM PST by advertising guy (dammit)
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To: ReneeLynn

I think you are listening to what you think you want to hear and not what he is saying, or you are listening to what you think others are saying about it


47 posted on 01/11/2012 9:44:21 AM PST by acsrp38 (Do your best to prevent Gorbal Warming!! Leave the lights on!!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Hi everybody. In late; I’ve got two nice guys here replacing my horrible old carpet with pretty wood laminate.


48 posted on 01/11/2012 9:45:13 AM PST by American Quilter (Maybe Santorum?)
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To: Jane Long; Heart-Rest
Well said. Hope Rush is reading your posts ;)

Thank you, Jane -- but I won't be holding my breath!

And Heart, Rush will say that he's "clarifying" what he said yesterday about Newt, but you can bet hard, cold cash that in reality, he will merely be very defensive and even a little bit whiny. I love my Rush, I know my Rush, and I think he deserves a smack upside the head for yesterday's Kick-Newt-and-give-aid-and-comfort-to-Romney show. Reagan would have been more disgusted with Rush than he would have been with Newt, I think.

49 posted on 01/11/2012 9:45:42 AM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: jakerobins
The GOP elite have gotten the best of Conservatives and Tea Partiers so far

We shall see about that. I'm not willing to throw in the towel yet.

50 posted on 01/11/2012 9:46:03 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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